Stanley J. Gradisar took the cover photograph of a juvenile Western Red-tailed Hawk in December 2011. The hawk was a frequent visitor to Gradisar’s home in the appropriately named Red Hawk subdivision in Castle Rock. He snapped the photo through his kitchen window using a Canon PowerShot A800 digital camera. Gradisar is a registered patent attorney, and is of counsel with Sheridan Ross P.C.

December 2013 Issue || Cover Photo Gallery